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John Cheng® Stradivari Cello - 4/4 size

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John Cheng® Stradivari Cello - 4/4 size | JCS73C

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SHAR Price: $3,000

Item# JCS73C

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About This Item

John Cheng cellos combine the finest, aged tonewoods from China, meticulous workmanship, and expert varnish work. This Stradivari model captures the essence of the great Italian master, and gives us the tonal qualities which have set Strads apart as the gold standard for design and acoustics: full-bodied warmth and sonorous brilliance, with excellent response and balance. Carefully crafted under the watchful eye of a European trained master luthier, you can be assured of the lasting quality of this fine cello.

Warranty Info

1-Year Limited Warranty
This item comes with Shar's 1 year warranty covering defects of workmanship or materials. General wear and tear or mis-use are not covered. Non-transferable.

30-Day No Hassle Return Policy
If you are not satisfied with this item for any reason, you may return it for a full refund within 30 days of purchase.

If you have any questions about this product's warranty or to make a return, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800.793.4334 or email us at [email protected]

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Asked On: 10/05/2020

Is this cello on the larger side or smaller side? The second cello I have now is too wide and does not fit in my case. Also, is it lighter or heavier in weight?

SHAR Answer:

This is a 4/4 size cello, with a lower bout measuring 44cm (~17in) across. It is just shy of 6lbs.

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Asked On: 05/21/2020

Is this cello set up in the Ann Arbor workshop? Does it come ready to play?

SHAR Answer:

Hello Harmony, thank you for your question! Yes, the John Cheng Stradivari Cello is set up, adjusted and play tested by the experts in our Ann Arbor Workshop. Let us know if you have any further questions!

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Asked On: 01/19/2020

Does this cello have ebony fingerboard and/ or fingerboard and does it have inlaid purfling

SHAR Answer:

Hello Thora! Yes, this cello has ebony fittings and inlaid purfling. Let us know if you have any other questions!

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Asked On: 12/19/2019

I wonder if there's a bow that you would recommend that goes well with this cello?

SHAR Answer:

Hello Weiyi! There are several options, both wood and carbon fiber, that would work well with an instrument of this level, including our Guy Laurent 3 Star and Presto Impulse. To discuss which bow options would work best with you, please contact our Instrument & Bow Specialists at 866-742-7270. Thanks!

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